Adv. Amit Ashkenazi
Amit Ashkenazi is a law and technology expert, supporting public and private organizations on legal, policy and compliance aspects of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data protection, cloud use and ICT procurement. Amit is an adjunct lecturer on cyber law and policy at the University of Tel Aviv, University of Haifa and Reichman University. Amit is a member of ISO SC-42 WG1 expert group on AI, and recently advised the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology on artificial intelligence regulatory policy. Amit was the legal advisor of the Israeli National Cyber Directorate (INCD) at the Prime Minister's Office between 2014 and 2022. Before INCD, Amit was Head of the Legal Department in the Israeli Law Information and Technology Authority in the Ministry of Justice (ILITA), Israel’s Data Protection Authority. In both positions Amit set up and led the legal departments and held responsibility for legal opinions, legislation, and international legal relations. Before ILITA Amit worked in the Legislation and Legal Counsel Department (Private Law) in the Israeli Ministry of Justice, on electronic commerce, e-government, and copyright.